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Athletes can be misunderstood

Austin Herrington, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

A common misconception for athletes is they are students who just play sports in school to become popular and well known throughout campus. But the biggest one yet is that people believe athletes are not smart and have that stereotypical face on them known as a “dumb jock." Athletes are one of the most disciplined...

Mustangs upset Bulldogs in three game series

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com
May 11, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College baseball team shocked the California college baseball world after defeating the No.1 seeded College in Northern California — San Mateo. The 17th seeded Mustangs edged out the Coast Golden Gate division champions by winning the series 2-1 away. After extending their postseas...

LMC in 2nd, makes playoffs

LMC in 2nd, makes playoffs

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com
May 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

 Despite a 6-3 loss against first place College of Marin last Friday, Los Medanos College baseball finished second place in the Bay Valley Conference with a 13-8 record and clinched a one-game playoff game against Sierra College. Spencer Vincent’s seventh start on the mound began with the instan...

Boston racism sparks dialogue about bigotry in MLB

Boston racism sparks dialogue about bigotry in MLB

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
May 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

Racism is so deeply embedded in every aspect of our lives, though it’s seemingly been more subtle than overt. However, in the May 1 game against the Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones would become the next athlete to witness this overt racism, still alive and well and thriving...

Mustangs finish third

Mustangs finish third

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com
April 29, 2017
Filed under Sports

With the Los Medanos College softball season coming to an end, the sophomore Stangs were honored in a pregame ceremony conducted by an emotional head coach Tim Rognlien, summarizing each player's attributes and efforts this year. Sophomores Corina Salinas, Marie Rios and team captain Ryann Yelder, all...

Stangs nab 10th win

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com
March 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

The pitching duel last week between the Los Medanos College Mustangs and Merced Blue Devils began with starting pitcher Gabe Taylor throwing zeroes across the board matched by the Merced counterpart through the majority of the game. But the Stangs offense woke up late in the game, giving the Mustang...

Mustangs hit stride late

Andrew Gonzalez, agonzalez@lmcexperience.com
March 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

Although they didn’t get off to the start they wanted, the Los Medanos College Mustangs Men’s Basketball team was able to cap off a winning season at a respectable 16-9 overall record. The team excelled in conference play, winning 13 out of 16 games versus their Bay Valley opponents. Out of the gates, the Mustangs got a close win in their first game of the season at ...

Giants aim for playoffs

Jonathan Little, jlittle@lmcexperience.com
March 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

After winning the World Series in 2010, 2012 and 2014, the San Francisco Giants start an odd year without a World Series title. We can now officially say the even year championship streak is over. The San Francisco Giants ended last season with an 87-75 record and clinching second in the division and a wi...

Oakland A’s start to rebuild

Jonathan Little, jlittle@lmcexperience.com
February 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Oakland Athletics in 2016 were at the bottom of the Majors in the win department and are predicted to do the same in 2017. The A’s are just a few years removed of being in the playoffs and having a roster that could compare to the top teams in the league. Looking back at 2014, that team had...

Stangs flash potential

Stangs flash potential

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com
February 23, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

  The 2016-17 women’s basketball season has been a rough and tough dusty trail for the Mustangs. Although their 2-20 overall record put the team in 7th out of 8th place in the Bay Valley Conference, this year’s campaign for the hoopers has gone fairly well compared last season. When y...

LMC dominates DVC

LMC dominates DVC

Carlos Ruiz, cruiz@lmcexperience.com
February 22, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

“Boom… boom………BOOM” yelled the whole men’s baseball team, which cued Young Jeezy’s song “Put on” and from there the Mustangs were focused from the first pitch to the last as they won their fifth straight game with an 8-3 stomping of the DVC Vikings. The final regular season meeting...

Stangs ready for season

Stangs ready for season

Andrew Gonzales
February 10, 2017
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

When spring comes around at Los Medanos College, it signifies not only the beginning of a new semester, but also the dawn of a new softball season. The Mustangs look to start off on the right foot as they kick off their season against Lassen College in a doubleheader, Friday, Feb. 17 at 12 p.m. After two solid seasons, the team may be primed to make the play...

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